Queen of Morna


Music is the spice of life.  It moves our hearts and touches our souls.  It reaches beyond borders and unites peoples of various tongues, religions, and backgrounds.

If I could only take three musical artists with me to a secluded desert island, never to hear any other music again, one that I most definitely would choose would be Cesaria Evora.  This Empress of Cape Verde has the voice of angels of which there is no compare. I can’t even understand what she is singing (she sings in Portuguese) as a native English speaker,  but no matter.  I can feel the romantic passages as I pine for her losses.

Evora was prolific in her musical offerings and thank goodness for that. She has a voice that will live on for generations to come. Hers are instant classics that will last for all of time.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.


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